Common Data Compositions

Any security person will tell you that any information on a system is potentially dangerous.  Securing information is more difficult than just locking a door.  There are organizations that gather information about you and sell this information to the government.  This is legal because people don’t have an exclusive right to privacy (http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/rightofprivacy.html).   The only …

Article from Defense Systems on Cloud

I read today in the Defense Systems that the CIO Teri Takai is wary of cloud migration with current tech. She makes some very good points except she forgot to mention that her office really can't stop programs from adopting cloud solutions. It is here, now what do you do? Just saying "It is too …

But you forgot the SOA..

Recently I have been in contact with friends who are technical evangelists.  We have been writing emails and sharing ideas over great distances.   While some of my friends are international and others are American I find it amazing that we deal with the same problems fundamentally. What are the problems?   The first I …

Duh Winning the Lotto

Someone said to me today that I wouldn’t be in my job if I won the lottery. Well, I told him that he is right. I wouldn’t be here where I work in Gener-America where I can go from cube to cube and find a familiar story. I wouldn’t be here fighting to help people …

EV

Starting to investigate building  and/or modifying an old gas burning vehicle and turning it into an electric vehicle.   There are plenty of links and information out there, it is just a matter of reading and turning the idea into an activity.  The only way to make a difference is to take action. http://www.devc.info/links.html

IT Hierarchy.. it makes sense..

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